Wycliffe Associates Inc.

Summary

Wycliffe Associates, Inc. ("Wycliffe Associates") is an affiliated organization of Wycliffe Bible Translators, Inc. ("WBT"). The organization is responsible for recruiting and sending Bible translators and support workers from the United States to where they are needed to do Bible translation work around the world. Wycliffe Associates is committed to involving lay people in Bible translation and furthering the work of WBT through programs of prayer, missionary support, construction projects, recruitment, missionary services and special projects. Wycliffe Associates was founded in 1967.

This organization is a nonprofit. Contributions to it are fully deductible to the extent allowed by law. It is a member of the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (ECFA).


Contact information

Mailing address:
PO Box 2000
202 S Prospect Street
Orange, CA 92859-2859

Website: www.wycliffeassociates.org

Phone: (714) 639-9950

Email: wa@wycliffe.org


Organization details

EIN: 952584324

CEO/President: Mr. Bruce Smith

Chairman: Mr. Paul King

Board size: 14

Founder: Mr. Cameron Townsend

Year founded: 1967

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 09/30

Member of ECFA: Yes

Member of ECFA since: 1980


Purpose

Wycliffe Associates, Inc. ("Wycliffe Associates") is an affiliated organization of Wycliffe Bible Translators, Inc. ("WBT"). The organization is responsible for recruiting and sending Bible translators and support workers from the United States to where they are needed to do Bible translation work around the world. Wycliffe Associates is committed to involving lay people in Bible translation and furthering the work of WBT through programs of prayer, missionary support, construction projects, recruitment, missionary services and special projects. Wycliffe Associates was founded in 1967.

This organization is a nonprofit. Contributions to it are fully deductible to the extent allowed by law. It is a member of the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (ECFA).


Mission statement

Wycliffe Associates uses the following to express its mission:

Wycliffe Associates is a ministry which supports the work of Wycliffe Bible Translators, Inc., by providing programs and services that encourage and allow people to become directly involved in Bible translation. As people are blessed in accordance with Matthew 10:41, resources of prayer, skills, time, and money are developed and channeled to Wycliffe.


Statement of faith

Wycliffe Associates uses the following to communicate its values:

"We adhere to the following truths:

The divine inspiration and consequent authority of the whole canonical Scriptures.

The doctrine of the Trinity.

The fall of man, his consequent moral depravity, and his need of regeneration.

The atonement through the substitutionary death of Christ.

The resurrection of the body, in the case of the just and the unjust.

The eternal life of the saved and the eternal punishment of the lost."

Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Evangelism Support

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating430 of 43044 of 44
Fund acquisition rating430 of 43044 of 44
Resource allocation rating430 of 43044 of 44
Asset utilization rating430 of 43044 of 44

Financial ratios

Funding ratiosMedian % for
all ministries in
MW database
20042003200220012000
Return on fundraising efforts Return on fundraising efforts =
Fundraising expense /
Total contributions
7%0%0%0%0%0%
Fundraising cost ratio Fundraising cost ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total revenue
6%0%0%0%0%0%
Contributions reliance Contributions reliance =
Total contributions /
Total revenue
95%0%0%0%0%0%
Fundraising expense ratio Fundraising expense ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total expenses
6%0%0%0%0%0%
Other revenue reliance Other revenue reliance =
Total other revenue /
Total revenue
5%0%0%0%0%0%
 
Operating ratiosMedian % for
all ministries in
MW database
20042003200220012000
Program expense ratio Program expense ratio =
Program services /
Total expenses
83%0%0%0%0%0%
Spending ratio Spending ratio =
Total expenses /
Total revenue
99%0%0%0%0%0%
Program output ratio Program output ratio =
Program services /
Total revenue
81%0%0%0%0%0%
Savings ratio Savings ratio =
Surplus (deficit) /
Total revenue
1%0%0%0%0%0%
Reserve accumulation rate Reserve accumulation rate =
Surplus (deficit) /
Net assets
3%0%0%0%0%0%
General and admin ratio General and admin ratio =
Management and general expense /
Total expenses
10%0%0%0%0%0%
 
Investing ratiosMedian measure
for all ministries
in MW database
20042003200220012000
Total asset turnover Total asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total assets
1.320.000.000.000.000.00
Degree of long-term investment Degree of long-term investment =
Total assets /
Total current assets
1.530.000.000.000.000.00
Current asset turnover Current asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total current assets
2.530.000.000.000.000.00
 
Liquidity ratiosMedian measure
for all ministries
in MW database
20042003200220012000
Current ratio Current ratio =
Total current assets /
Total current liabilities
9.090.000.000.000.000.00
Current liabilities ratio Current liabilities ratio =
Total current liabilities /
Total current assets
0.100.000.000.000.000.00
Liquid reserve level Liquid reserve level =
(Total current assets -
Total current liabilities) /
(Total expenses / 12)
4.070.000.000.000.000.00
 
Solvency ratiosMedian % for
all ministries in
MW database
20042003200220012000
Liabilities ratio Liabilities ratio =
Total liabilities /
Total assets
10%0%0%0%0%0%
Debt ratio Debt ratio =
Debt /
Total assets
0%0%0%0%0%0%
Reserve coverage ratio Reserve coverage ratio =
Net assets /
Total expenses
63%0%0%0%0%0%

Financials

Balance sheet
 
Assets20042003200220012000
Cash$0$0$0$0$0
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$0$0$0$0$0
Short-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total long-term assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total assets$0$0$0$0$0
 
Liabilities20042003200220012000
Payables and accrued expenses$0$0$0$0$0
Other current liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total current liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Debt$0$0$0$0$0
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total long-term liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
 
Net assets20042003200220012000
Unrestricted$0$0$0$0$0
Temporarily restricted$0$0$0$0$0
Permanently restricted$0$0$0$0$0
Net assets$0$0$0$0$0
 
Revenues and expenses
 
Revenue20042003200220012000
Total contributions$0$0$0$0$0
Program service revenue$0$0$0$0$0
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$0$0$0$0$0
Other revenue$0$0$0$0$0
Total other revenue$0$0$0$0$0
Total revenue$0$0$0$0$0
 
Expenses20042003200220012000
Program services$0$0$0$0$0
Management and general$0$0$0$0$0
Fundraising$0$0$0$0$0
Total expenses$0$0$0$0$0
 
Change in net assets20042003200220012000
Surplus (deficit)$0$0$0$0$0
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$0$0$0$0$0

Response from ministry

No response has been provided by this ministry.


History

Organized in 1967 by supporters and friends of Wycliffe missionaries, Wycliffe Associates is the lay ministry of Wycliffe Bible Translators. More than 55,000 members and friends are now involved in a personal way with Bible translation. They experience the excitement and fulfillment of hands-on involvement in the task of Bible translation.


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